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PCLS - Pasco County Library System has 7 branches throughout Pasco County: Hudson, Hugh Embry, Land O’ Lakes, Regency Park, and South Holiday. Our 2 others, Centennial Park and New River, are undergoing renovations. See the status of their remodels: Centennial Park Library - New River Library. Our branches normally open at 10am Monday through Saturday. Most branches close at 6pm Monday - Thursday, and at 5pm Friday - Saturday. Each branch is open late, until 8pm, two nights a week. For more information, please refer to PCLS Locations & Hours. For holiday hours, please refer to PCLS Holiday Closings.
Zephyrhills Public Library is a member of our Pasco County Library Cooperative (PCLC). They open at 9am Tuesday - Saturday; closed Sunday & Monday. For ZH holiday hours, please refer to ZH holiday schedule .
For a map, addresses and phone numbers, please refer to PCLS Locations and Hours.
Sign up for a temporary card online to use all of our free resources, including our digital material online. Or visit any branch to register for a card. Please refer to our Patron Registration Policy. Full use of library privileges requires proof of residency. Without proof, a non-verified card can be issued with limits. Once you have your card, find out more on our Get Started Using the Library page.
Yes. You can access your account at our website. Login with your username [your 13-digit library account number found on the back of your library card (no spaces)], and your password [last name in CAPITAL letters.]. You can see the items you have checked out, the holds you have placed and any outstanding fees. For a new card, sign up here!
Library cards must be renewed every 2 years. If your card is not recognized when accessing our online resources, it may be that it has expired, or your passwords don’t match. Simply click here to contact one of our librarians. We’ll be happy to help you. If you misplace your card, you can sign up here for a temporary one. Anytime you change your library account password, or replace your card (number), you’ll need to update your Hoopla and Kanopy accounts to borrow material. For these changes, existing material will not be affected. However, OverDrive material will need to be merged; please let one of our librarians know, so any borrowed or reserved materials can be transferred to your new account.
Besides books for all ages, our extensive library catalog collection includes eBooks, videos, DVDs, book, CDs, book-tapes, magazines, newspapers, audio-visual kits (books & audio CD or tape), adaptive toys, ukuleles, hotspots, cameras, launchpads & Playaways (self-playing audio books), e-readers, museum passes, and even a seed library! We offer digital content to download or stream, including books, movies, music, comics, and much more. We also offer online tools and tutorials for research and learning, database resources, and much much more. All by simply using your free library card!
If you reside in one of the surrounding counties that are a part of the Reciprocal Borrowing Agreement, you may obtain a "reciprocal" card with partial privileges. Simply provide us with your library card from the county you live in, and we'll grant you reciprocal/partial privileges. Surrounding counties are identified within the Reciprocal Borrowing Policy.
Yes, all 8 library branches have internet and Wi-Fi (wireless) access. With a library card a patron can access the internet and programs on our public computers such as Microsoft Office. No library card? Just sign up for one when you come in. Guest passes are also available for anyone needing temporary use of our computers. Stop by our Information desk. Please be aware of our Internet and PC Use Policy.
Pasco County Libraries mainly uses Facebook and Twitter. Along with the main accounts, each branch has their own Facebook page. You can find all access on our website www.pascolibraries.org.
You may hold/reserve and request materials online, in person, or by phone. Online, using your computer or mobile device: Sign in to your account. To reserve, locate the desired item and click the ’Place Hold’ option. To request an item not in our Catalog, click on the ’Purchase Suggestion’ option. Your username is your library card number (no spaces); your password is your last name in CAPITAL letters. In person or by phone: Visit or call any branch and provide your library card number, item information, and branch where you will pick up the item. RENEWALS are now done automatically on all items not previously held/reserved. There is no need to take any action to extend your materials. Depending upon the settings in your account, you may receive a courtesy confirmation for one or more of these actions..
A verified patron may have 21 items checked out, with a 7-item maximum on DVDs and 2-item maximum on games. Non-verified patrons - those who have not yet verified their county residency - are limited to 2 books and computer use only. Other limitations and restrictions may apply depending on your card type. See our Circulation Policy for more information.
Yes, you may access the internet from any library computer. We also provide E-Government laptops for use within the library for patrons who are applying for government services or employment and may need more time accessing those services. Please see our E-Government policy for more details.
You can volunteer to work at a library/event, donate materials, become a Friend of the Library, and/or donate to one of our friends organizations. Stop by any of our branches to speak to a library employee for more details, or click one of the following links for easy details: Volunteering, Friends of the Library.
Yes, bus passes are sold at all library branches. For details, contact any branch, or visit Fares and Bus Pass Information for more information about pricing. General information can be found on the Public Transportation page.
Yes- at the HUDSON REGIONAL Library only. Come to the Hudson Information Desk with paperwork for your dog or cat. You will need to bring in the rabies vaccination certificate, and proof of spay/neuter if applicable. See Pasco County Animal Service's Pet License Tag Instructions for more information.
Yes. Voter registration forms are available at all library branches in Pasco. Simply ask at any of the service desks. When you have completed your form, return it to the service desk and it will be sent same day to the Supervisor of elections office. For more information on voter registration, see the Supervisor of Elections page.
Computer access is one of our most popular services at the library.We provide time limits so that everyone has a chance to use this service. Each person using a computer is guaranteed 60 minutes (computers automatically shut down 5 minutes before the library closes). If no one is waiting for the computer, you will be given the option of extending your time. Patrons are not limited to one session per day. You can login to our computers with either a library card, or a guest pass - available at the Information Desk.
County Administration may choose to close the libraries in order for library employees to assist the citizens who are affected by an emergency in a variety of ways. For example, during an emergency activation, library employees may assist in designated areas, on-duty 24/7 until the weather situation has been deactivated.
Contact us online, or Ask A Librarian (chat/email/text), When the buildings reopen, you may call any branch Mondays - Saturdays 10am and 6pm; each branch is open late 2ce a week until 8pm, Our administrative offices are open Monday - Friday 8-5; the number is 727-861-3020,